Bioethics during COVID-19

July 3, 2020 - 9:00am to July 4, 2020 - 12:30pm

Abstract: With more than a dozen scholars speaking, this international conference will address issues in research and clinical ethics, and consider social and political challenges, presented by the current pandemic. It will specifically consider responses of different people and institutions worldwide. It proposes a personalist reflection on ethical issues connected with the pandemic and its management.

A program is available here and includes sessions such as:

  • Ethical Challenges in Biomedical Research on COVID 19 Vaccine and Therapy
  • Withdrawing Critical Care from Patients in a Triage Situation
  • Solicitude and Care for the Whole Human Family Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Ethical Clinical Decision-Making in Scenarios with Scarce Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • UNESCO Statement on Covid-19: Ethical Considerations from Global Perspective
  • Ethical Criteria Guidelines for Health Emergencies in Mexico and Kenya in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Registration is free and available here.

The format will be videoconference and streaming on the Zoom platform, with the possibility of simultaneous translation in English, Italian and Spanish.

Note that the times listed here are in Eastern Daylight Time, although the conference will be occurring in Rome (and times listed on the conference site program are in Central European Summer Time, i.e., Rome’s time zone).

Sponsored by the School of Bioethics of the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair of Bioethics and Human Rights and the School of Bioethics of Anáhuac University Mexico

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